A Downing

Summary

Affiliation: University of Leeds
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Early mortality from colorectal cancer in England: a retrospective observational study of the factors associated with death in the first year after diagnosis
    A Downing
    Cancer Epidemiology Group, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, Level 6, Bexley Wing, St James s Institute of Oncology, St James s University Hospital, Leeds LS9 7TF, UK
    Br J Cancer 108:681-5. 2013
  2. pmc Multilevel latent class casemix modelling: a novel approach to accommodate patient casemix
    Mark S Gilthorpe
    Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Medicine, University of Leeds, Worsley Building, Clarendon Way, Leeds, LS2 9JT, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:53. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Using routinely collected health data to investigate the association between ethnicity and breast cancer incidence and survival: what is the impact of missing data and multiple ethnicities?
    Amy Downing
    Cancer Epidemiology Group, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, Level 6 Bexley Wing, St James University Hospital, Leeds, UK
    Ethn Health 16:201-12. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Waiting times for radiotherapy after breast-conserving surgery and the association with survival: a path analysis
    A Downing
    Cancer Epidemiology Group, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, St James University Hospital, Leeds, UK
    Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol) 23:442-8. 2011
  5. pmc Changes in and predictors of length of stay in hospital after surgery for breast cancer between 1997/98 and 2004/05 in two regions of England: a population-based study
    Amy Downing
    Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Room 8, 49 Worsley Building, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9LN, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:202. 2009
  6. pmc Joint disease mapping using six cancers in the Yorkshire region of England
    Amy Downing
    Cancer Epidemiology Group, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, Room 8, 49 Worsley Building, Leeds LS29LN, UK
    Int J Health Geogr 7:41. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Trends in prognostic factors and survival from cutaneous melanoma in Yorkshire, UK and New South Wales, Australia between 1993 and 2003
    Amy Downing
    Cancer Epidemiology Group, Centre of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT, United Kingdom
    Int J Cancer 123:861-6. 2008
  8. pmc Do the UK government's new Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF) scores adequately measure primary care performance? A cross-sectional survey of routine healthcare data
    Amy Downing
    Cancer Epidemiology Group, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, 30 32 Hyde Terrace, Leeds, LS2 9LN, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:166. 2007
  9. pmc Socioeconomic background in relation to stage at diagnosis, treatment and survival in women with breast cancer
    A Downing
    Cancer Epidemiology Group, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, 30 32 Hyde Terrace, Leeds, UK
    Br J Cancer 96:836-40. 2007
  10. pmc Risk of hospitalization for angio-oedema among users of newer COX-2 selective inhibitors and other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
    Amy Downing
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 62:496-501. 2006

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. pmc Early mortality from colorectal cancer in England: a retrospective observational study of the factors associated with death in the first year after diagnosis
    A Downing
    Cancer Epidemiology Group, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, Level 6, Bexley Wing, St James s Institute of Oncology, St James s University Hospital, Leeds LS9 7TF, UK
    Br J Cancer 108:681-5. 2013
    ..This retrospective cohort study investigates the patient, tumour and treatment characteristics of those who die in the first year after diagnosis of their disease...
  2. pmc Multilevel latent class casemix modelling: a novel approach to accommodate patient casemix
    Mark S Gilthorpe
    Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Medicine, University of Leeds, Worsley Building, Clarendon Way, Leeds, LS2 9JT, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:53. 2011
    ..We contrast this with ranks derived from Trust standardised mortality ratios (SMRs)...
  3. doi request reprint Using routinely collected health data to investigate the association between ethnicity and breast cancer incidence and survival: what is the impact of missing data and multiple ethnicities?
    Amy Downing
    Cancer Epidemiology Group, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, Level 6 Bexley Wing, St James University Hospital, Leeds, UK
    Ethn Health 16:201-12. 2011
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Waiting times for radiotherapy after breast-conserving surgery and the association with survival: a path analysis
    A Downing
    Cancer Epidemiology Group, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, St James University Hospital, Leeds, UK
    Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol) 23:442-8. 2011
    ..The data were analysed using path analysis to account for the complex variable interrelationships within the data...
  5. pmc Changes in and predictors of length of stay in hospital after surgery for breast cancer between 1997/98 and 2004/05 in two regions of England: a population-based study
    Amy Downing
    Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Room 8, 49 Worsley Building, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9LN, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:202. 2009
    ..This study aimed to describe the changes in and predictors of length of stay (LOS) in hospital after surgery for breast cancer between 1997/98 and 2004/05 in two regions of England...
  6. pmc Joint disease mapping using six cancers in the Yorkshire region of England
    Amy Downing
    Cancer Epidemiology Group, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, Room 8, 49 Worsley Building, Leeds LS29LN, UK
    Int J Health Geogr 7:41. 2008
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Trends in prognostic factors and survival from cutaneous melanoma in Yorkshire, UK and New South Wales, Australia between 1993 and 2003
    Amy Downing
    Cancer Epidemiology Group, Centre of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT, United Kingdom
    Int J Cancer 123:861-6. 2008
    ..36 (95% CI 1.20-1.53) to 1.11 (95% CI 0.99-1.23). Differences in tumour thickness appeared to be the most important factor...
  8. pmc Do the UK government's new Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF) scores adequately measure primary care performance? A cross-sectional survey of routine healthcare data
    Amy Downing
    Cancer Epidemiology Group, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, 30 32 Hyde Terrace, Leeds, LS2 9LN, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:166. 2007
    ....
  9. pmc Socioeconomic background in relation to stage at diagnosis, treatment and survival in women with breast cancer
    A Downing
    Cancer Epidemiology Group, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, 30 32 Hyde Terrace, Leeds, UK
    Br J Cancer 96:836-40. 2007
    ..08; 95% CI 1.05-1.11). These effects may operate through several pathways, such as later presentation leading to advanced disease...
  10. pmc Risk of hospitalization for angio-oedema among users of newer COX-2 selective inhibitors and other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
    Amy Downing
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 62:496-501. 2006
    ..To examine the risk of angio-oedema among users of the newer cyclooxygenase (COX)-2 selective inhibitors celecoxib and rofecoxib and other non-aspirin nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) in a population-based case-control study...
  11. ncbi request reprint Variation in the treatment of cervical cancer patients and the effect of consultant workload on survival: a population-based study
    Amy Downing
    Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, and CRUK Clinical Centre, St James Hospital, Leeds LS9 7TF, United Kingdom
    Eur J Cancer 43:363-70. 2007
    ..During the 1990s, there were moves to establish more specialised care of gynaecological cancers, with referral to multidisciplinary teams. The trends observed in this study are consistent with the goals of policy...
  12. pmc Recent trends in cutaneous malignant melanoma in the Yorkshire region of England; incidence, mortality and survival in relation to stage of disease, 1993-2003
    A Downing
    Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Br J Cancer 95:91-5. 2006
    ..Mortality, in contrast, appears to be levelling off, indicating that secondary prevention has been more effective...
  13. pmc A study of childhood attendance at emergency departments in the West Midlands region
    A Downing
    Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Leeds, UK
    Emerg Med J 23:391-3. 2006
    ..This study looks at all types of ED attendance by children across a large population. Data and..
  14. ncbi request reprint Linkage of ambulance service and accident and emergency department data: a study of assault patients in the west midlands region of the UK
    Amy Downing
    Public Health and Epidemiology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    Injury 36:738-44. 2005
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Regional surveillance of accident and emergency department attendances: experiences from the West Midlands
    Amy Downing
    Public Health and Epidemiology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 27:82-4. 2005
    ..The West Midlands system is the largest source of A and E data in the United Kingdom. This information is of use to a wide range of organizations...
  16. ncbi request reprint Older people's use of Accident and Emergency services
    Amy Downing
    Public Health and Epidemiology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    Age Ageing 34:24-30. 2005
    ..Their attendances are also compared with those of the rest of the population...